Join San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) for 100 minutes of Black History on the beautiful San Antonio River Walk. Admission tickets are needed. Click here for more information.
Written by Sofia Briones on May 13 2022 - 1:32pm
Written by Amanda Evrard on Feb 3 2022 - 4:57pm
This story was originally publised by NOWCastSA on Feb. 26, 2010.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Sep 24 2021 - 3:23pm
Replay the webcast of Living in My Skin: A Faithful Conversation on Anti-racism, presented by San Antonio Faith-Based Initiative at Whitley Theological Center, 284 Oblate Drive. This webcast ws sponsored in part by the peaceCENTER, enabling anyone to replay the video for free, right here on this page. Watch the complete video, or scroll down to read comments from the participants.
“I wanted to teach differently than I had been taught”: How some Texas educators practice anti-racist teaching
Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 24 2021 - 1:09pm
By Isabella Zou, The Texas Tribune As a child in her San Antonio fourth grade classroom, Alejandra Lopez learned about the Battle of Alamo the way most Texas students do: The Anglo fighters were valiant heroes against the Mexican enemy, led by Gen. Antonio López de Santa Anna. “I remember thinking, ‘Oh no, I have the same last name as the bad guy, as the villain in this story,’” she said. “That is really messed up, to carry that as a fourth grader.”
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jul 19 2021 - 3:21pm
The Alamo Citizens Advisory Committee (which consists of appointees by Mayor Nirenberg) hosted a live stream meeting on the History of Unfree Labor at and Around the Alamo on July 13, 2021. It is the fourth content discussion of their series.
Come and Take It: Alamo Plaza, the Woolworth Building and the Unfinished Work of Forming a More Perfect Union
Written by Kathryn O'Rourke on Jun 18 2020 - 6:49pm
Note: This talk by Kathryn O'Rourke was part of a day-long symposium on the importance of the Woolworth Building as a Civil Rights historic site, hosted by the San Antonio Conservation Society and Bexar County. Click here to see other presentations.
Written by La Juana Chambers on Aug 14 2016 - 11:33pm
It seems like every day there is a new trending hashtag for the death of a black man, woman, or child under the auspices of law enforcement. With each hashtag I feel a little less human. With each hashtag, another individual is immortalized -- another victim of modern-day lynching.
Written by La Juana Chambers on Jun 2 2016 - 1:46pm
May 7, 2016 was not your average Pan-African cultural fete. On that day, ancestors were honored in a commemorative spectacle truly befitting of honorable mention.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 29 2016 - 9:27pm
Catch up and get ahead with the edge for the week of February 29! The Primary Election and Super Tuesday
Written by UTSACollege on Feb 18 2016 - 10:15am
Join NOWCastSA and the UTSA College of Public Policy 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23 for the live webcast of African-American Social Welfare Pioneers Responding to Community Needs, a presentation by Iris Carlton-LaNey, Ph.D.